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Mar 4, 2011 11:00pm EST
>> and i'm elizabeth vargas. for all of us at >> a few clouds and just little on the chilly side right now. >> a few clouds and just little on the chilly side right now. get ready >>> 14 years of terror may be over. police say they have caught the east coast rapist and that local ties to our region. paying the price to protect the public. >> we would like for metro to let us board the train while we are patrolling. now the message from the guardian angels to the metro. a bold new plan targeting everyone in maryland. and why the roads of fairfax county are far more dangerous than you may think. >> like and then hd. >>> detectives say they have got him. we begin tonight with the rest of 14 years in the making of the so-called east coast rate is. tonight we have learned that he has significant ties to virginia and maryland. we are live at the site of one of the most recent attacks. >> certainly there is a collective sigh of relief that a suspect is in custody. he is from new haven, connecticut, and authorities tellus a cigarette butt was a crucial piece of evidence in his capture. a
ABC
Mar 1, 2011 11:00pm EST
several local doctors near the top of this list and none of them would talk with us on camera. if you would like to see if your doctor is on this list go to tbd.com. >>> now to the latest in a crisis in libya. the senate approved a resolution calling for the resignation of muammar gaddafi. senators unanimously passed the measure that also called on the un security council to impose a no-fly zone over libya. robert gates says any military action in libya could affect the war in afghanistan. military leaders say this is a complex task that would require eliminating that country's air defense. >>> marion barry has been in hot water again. this time a series of an unpaid parking tickets led to the booting of his jaguar. court records show he had nine unpaid tickets totaling $700. at first he was tight-lipped about the issue but later he said he was working to resolve the issue. >> [unintelligible] i said i am not going to spend three seconds on that subject. >> the boot was removed after he paid off six of the tickets. >>> a desperate search is on for a missing pregnant woman from loudoun
ABC
Mar 6, 2011 11:00pm EST
, rushing water. this is certainly not a saint any of us would like to see on march 6, flowing snow, accumulating in western maryland and western virginia. a photographer captured these pictures. at this point, there are no reports of snow in the immediate metro area. we begin with a live look at the radar. >> it was a double punch. first, we have the heavy rain. now some of the region is looking at heavy snow. we have a winter weather in visor. over 3 inches in ashbury. there were almost 2 inches in bethesda and about an inch and a half upper in -- in upper northwest d.c. look to the left hand side of your screen martinsburg is looking at light snow at this hour. they are in a winter weather advisory that is in effect until 2:00 a.m. we're looking at temperatures that continue to fall into the 30's. in the next 48 hours, our skies will begin to clear. but something else is growing out to the west. that will impact our weather for the end of the upcoming work and school week. for my full -- stay tuned for mindful forecast coming up. >>>>> heavy rains created a nightmare for drivers.
ABC
Mar 3, 2011 11:00pm EST
. his family is also feeling the loss. >> americans are our friends and have helped us. i can never agree with what has happened. >> he is accused of firing nine rounds, leaving two dead and two wounded. he is being held on two counts of murder and four counts of attempted murder. >>> controversy on capitol hill over a ceremony honoring the last world war world and one veteran. frank buckles died sunday at age 110. despite a resolution to allow him to lie in the capitol rotunda, house speaker john boehner is against the idea. he was to hold the ceremony at arlington national secretary. they say area may not be able to handle the volume of mourners expected. >>> a new national survey finds new -- finds teenagers are not having sex. it is an increase of about 6%. it is double for high school students. the study says emphasis played a significant role in abstinence. >>> more reason to get a good night's sleep. a third of americans sleep less than seven hours a night. that is linked to poor concentration and memory lapses. americans have trouble concentrating and 18% have trouble rememb
ABC
Mar 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
east during the overnight keeping us on the northern edge of the storm. that means lesser amounts of snow for the district and points north and west, especially heading towards baltimore. coming up, the outlook for the day tomorrow and the extended forecast. we have mild air on the way and, yes, another chance of precipitation. >> another chance? >>> are storm watch coverage continues tonight with ben in alexandria. >> here we are once again talking about snow. we are at the van dorn street salt dome, where the trucks are lining up to get filled with assault for a long evening. through the day the region has been preparing taking necessary precautions. >> i think it is crazy. i am ready for warmer weather. >> snow crews prepared for battle saturday. 160 snow plows will deploy in the district. the city has asked residents to treat sidewalks but does not anticipate any closings. >> we had baseball practice this morning. it is wild. >> in maryland and virginia, workers. treated the roadways and will watch the storm over night. vdot will have 500 salt trucks in northern virginia. >> we d
ABC
Mar 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
unfolded in bristow. jay korff is live with the investigation. 2005 theytell us in moore ested christina her sons were found unattended near a busy in the county. now she faces similar charges involving her three charges. >> this is sad. home is surrounded by of items you would expect to see outside a home filled with young children. it is what happened inside that these parents behind bars. >> you don't do that to a child. we are supposed to treat them way. >> authorities alleged this their children inside a bedroom saturday night of dry wall piece to the door. old estate. >> i am glad they did because that kids don't deserve life. >> police believe the girls were room for no more than a day but neighbors have seen police before. >> what they would have arguments every now and then. back in 2005 abc 7 news did a moore.n christina she was arrested after her twin boys were found wandering near a busy road. >> they had several operations their feet and they were unkempt. they appeared very hungry. 2005 forher arrest in in child placed protective services. now her daughters have been her an
ABC
Mar 7, 2011 11:00pm EST
that she could use the money. she drove to this safeway on saturday. she turned her police radio on. the informant left with a crowbar and returned the vehicle with $1,050 and a white substance suspected to be crack cocaine. she was found in her apartment with $610 on her. officer green has been charged with attempted receipt of stolen property. >> i cannot believe they would take the chance and they could be watched by their officers at any time. >> i am not surprised. nothing surprises me. >> officer green who is on paid leave and refused to comment when she left court today. the police chief said we must be just as proactive about preventing corruption as we are about preventing crime. abc 7 news. >> a congressman from maryland plans to introduce a bill with controversy from a baptist church. they would ban protests during military hearings. this is in response to the supreme court decision that ruled that a church protest at military funerals are permitted under the constitution. it appears the state will crack down on cell phone use while driving. they approved a ban that will
ABC
Feb 28, 2011 11:00pm EST
behavior, his partying and admitted drug use. >> i was banging seven-gram rockings and finishing them because that's how i roll. >> on cnn he said he felt betrayed against his bosses on cbs and plans on taking legal action against them. it was hard to find someone on the d.c. area streets who had not heard of charlie sheen and his troubles and his recent unedited rants. >> as long as he didn't insult anyone, hurt anyone, do anything wrong to anyone else,s had a every right to be a party animal. >> i think it's a rap for him. i don't -- no, i don't think he's worth it. >> i wish people would shift that focus on to themselves and their own family and own friends and just maybe spend a little more time on their home front and not some distant planet that is me. >> and today sheen's long-time champion and publicist quit, saying he could no longer effectively defend him. leon? >> thanks, horace. folks, you can watch charlie sheen's entire view view -- interview in a "20/20" special airing at 10:00, followed within abc 7 news at 11:00. >>> for us here we remain on storm watch tonight as the
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 11:00pm EDT
snowflakes not associated with the storminess us saturday night. there is a winter storm watch but that is for folks in the southwestern virginia. you can see southern parts of ridge -- on doppler few lonesomeen a flakes. our temperature still in the low 40's. don't thinks is i will see temperatures plummet the 20's. i think we will be seeing a light -- bit of light snow on sunday. 1-3 hance of a seeing decreasing except for in southern maryland. want to see snow? you are more likely to see more in richmond and washington. for snow hastial public works crews. up to treat the roads. toicials plan on -- kiran up treat the roads. >>> we are monitoring a story from the district. child fell from story window and survived. it happened on southern avenue, se. a hearthad to be stopping moment. witnesses saw that little boy the window. you may be able to see the window in your screen. these witnesses saw that little down.unged some folks were fearful he had been killed or injured. police are combing through this outtment trying to figure how a toddler could gain access window and fall out. >> it
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 11:00pm EDT
elizabeth taylor. she captivated us on screen. a movie star from the a-12, a veteran of more than 50 films from national velvet"nacional del the" to "a cat on a hot tin roof" 2 "cleopatra" where she met one of her husband's. her life was like an open book. >> i consume inordinate amount of alcohol and combined with pills it was deadly. >> she was one of the first hollywood starlets to talk about her battle with addiction and wait openly and her on-again and off-again romance is. she married an aspiring politician from virginia, john warner. in his orders, she helped lead the foundation for a 30-year career in the senate. >> thank you for all the heartfelt condolences that you have expressed for this iconic figure. >> the white man walker clinic in the district is named after elizabeth taylor and she worked tirelessly to help remove the stigma of aids pierre >> unbeknownst to many people, -- of aids. >> unbeknownst to many people she was instrumental to the awareness of aids in the united states. >> we will really mr.. >> at the time of her death today, she was surrounded by her four
ABC
Mar 8, 2011 11:00pm EST
violence seems to be getting worse. government forces are using rocket attacks to keep rebels out of eastern libya and away from aaa. -- from tripoli. they have denied an earlier report that gaddafi is set to negotiate. aaa mid-atlantic says they expect prices to crest between and $3.50.ents the current average in the metro area is for a balanced for regular -- is $4 for a gallon. >>> there was a host of questions from council members. the trip to egypt was part of a probable program with a college overseas. but council members are skeptical. >> in egypt, it is a profit- making enterprise for us. >> there is an issue with it. i am sure that the board will require him to refund the money. >> some students are calling for him to resign. >>> maryland's senator is now a hall of famer. he was inducted today into the national women's hall of fame. becamed's senior senator the longest serving female senator in the history of the senate. eight other women will all be inducted. an ocean city -- >>> and ocean city tradition will remain intact. the all would proposal went out over two other pla
ABC
Mar 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
likely hiding in reptile house. once the state gets hungry enough it will emerge. >>> many of us have used his inventions. the man who created super glue died at his home. he discovered super glue by while experimenting with other compounds. researchers initially rejected because it stuck to everything. it eventually took off in the 1950's. on tuesday the supreme court hear arguments pitting against millions of former employees. they charged that walmart has discriminated against women. one woman filed a lawsuit.ation >> there was a male co-worker that had been with a company time i had been and he making double. even went to the district manager and asked him one and needed to do. >> the high court will decide whether the suit should go forward. walmart says the employees' claims should have been hurt a long time ago. >> some local drivers are on google maps. they are showing the entire the intercuts the opened but iteing not supposed to be open until 2012. a google spokeswoman says the working to fix the problem by this week. show is "oprah winfrey" coming to the end. it will air ma
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
bullying? virginia tech's punishment four years after the massacre. >> this helps us move along. >> the emotional scars of a survivor and a family of a student killed. >>> if you are a current or former employee of wal-mart, how this story affects you. >> we will began with the storm watch for a reason that you normally would not expect on march 20th night. a late-season snow fall appears to be headed our way. >> this is like winter will not let it go even if we have the cherry blossoms out. this is not anything that will damage the cherry blossoms or cause any big problems tomorrow morning but look at these temperatures. we are in the 40's. some of the high spots if this precipitation comes in quickly you could see a few select stocks. the winter advisory is well to our west. this is in the highlands of west virginia. there is some precipitation showing up. i think anything that arrives will be after we get through the morning rush hour. temperatures, and mid to high 30's. a 0% chance of seeing any precipitation in the metro area. there could be some slick spots in virginia. i
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
in the middle of march? there was a cold front that will to be right around us. results, that will be a boundary. warm and there is the badge of showers. you can get an idea of how long that boundary is. nothing around us. that will be this story as we go the nighttime hours. look at how much rain fell in woodbridge. a about a half inch of rain fell. about one-third of an inch at sligo creek. there is that badge moving off. what we will see is some cold air trying to get around us. at the same time there is warm coming up. we will be right near that boundary. the time we get into thursday, there be some snow later on in the week. e near 50res will b degrees. warm side ofhe things with temperatures near 60 degrees. there may be a few showers late day but anything will be widely scattered. anything coming will be wednesday. by late friday into saturday high temperatures only in the 40's. there could be some precipitation not too far to the north this weekend. but a quiet day tomorrow. north this weekend. but a quiet day tomorrow. we live in a neighborhood that has a lot of families,
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
incident has given us cause to look at this and we will review this situation and make a decision. >> some travelers wonder if it is from grueling schedules and fatigue. >> i wonder who puts one person and a tower control slaby -- slaby. >> they point to deadly consequences. this 2006, air crash in lexington, ky directedhad an overwhelmed traffic controller who made a mistake. >> one person would coordinate the emergency equipment. >> after they landed, the pilots told them all that he knew there were not in airplanes down below but was not sure about anything else. the flight safety foundation of alexandria is against the decision today to add an extra overnight controller, saying that the extra $6 million salary is not worth it. >> thank you. >>> we are following breaking news from the district. emergency workers have been on the scene on the 1200 block of every street in northeast washington for hours to pull in and from a trench. -- to pull a man from a trench. >> it has been a cold and harsh evening. in an instant, a construction worker found and saberi alive. rescue workers could not
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
university metro station. a good distance from her home. card was used about noon. she is not here. emily hershenson's home, filled friends and family and apprehensions. while dozens of people join in the mother, her husband clings to hope. >> is a horrific experience to endure this. this is totally uncharacteristic for her. unconceivable the us that herwould not come home to daughter. said his wife got up early monday to head up out to work. he said he talked with her 9:00 a.m. she never arrived. the disappearance of a former is capturingry the internet. while a facebook page rapidly cannes france. bus stops and shiites. been reaching out to of law enforcement. >>, hershenson said his wife experienced any psychological distress. >> having to go to this, i would t wish it on anybody. it is excruciating. >> tonight the police department been this a critical missing person case. meanwhile, her family and friends hope someone sees a is report and can point them in the right direction ed -- in the right direction. >>> witnesses speak out about murders in montgomery county. men were kil
ABC
Mar 2, 2011 11:00pm EST
dumped there because the army is not telling us. >> but a report says buried underground is a stew of agent orange and radioactive material. denman you are talking about solvents in the ground water, burning pits releasing particles into the air, talking about separating in the particular form that is inhaled. >> as recently as 2006, this security contractor reported toot a building plastered with contamination stickers. >> i was very concerned. i saw barrels and sinks that were torn off the wall, from where they had gotten rid of stuff. >> all of these years later, he wonders why nobody warned his family. >> my concern was there was no regard for safety at the time. our family has suffered so greatly. >> now for the rest of the store. james has had tumors and growths from his neck. johnny, no longer at fort detrick, is recovering from a rare, often deadly side as cancer that he believes was caused by airborne contamination. officials say they have no evidence of aerial spraying of agent orange. richard reeve, abc 7 news. >> a post script, a nonprofit formed to represent cancer victim
ABC
Mar 5, 2011 11:00pm EST
cashflow situation. pnc. for the achiever in us all. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> the police are looking for a man wanted for a sexual assault in fairfax county. they released this composite sketch. he approached a woman standing on her porch. they say the man touched her inappropriately. she screamed and the man left. the police want anyone with information to call. >>> the truck driver in custody after a deadly hit and run just before 10:00 last night on pennsylvania avenue. the police say the driver of a ford truck was changing lanes when he struck and killed a person. the truck driver fled the scene but was tracked down by the police. there is no crosswalk in that area. the police said the investigation is ongoing. >>> familiar faces showing their support for protesters in wisconsin. filmmaker michael moore urged demonstrators to fight republican attempts to cut state workers. of the protests are in their third straight week. in chicago, the rev. jesse jackson also showed up and support of the wisconsin state workers. >>> teacher stormed
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
university park. hazmat technician says it was an non-toxic dye used in air conditioning units. the leak was tracked to a nearby highrise. fire officials say despite the disturbing the parents it poses no health risk. -- despite the disturbing appearance it poses no health risk. >>> the district wants to cut the number of taxis in half. cynne simpson has more on the plan. >> there are currently about 8000 taxis in the district. under the proposal, there would be about 4000. while there seems to be some consensus that is not enough cabs washingtonians want to seat adjustments in how taxis operate. in the city, where many residents do not have cars, cabs are an essential part of getting around. >> i would never take the matter. the most agree that hailing a cab is not easy, especially late at night. >> you wait and wait and they did not come. >> and in certain parts of town. >> capitol hill, southeast eastern market, it gets harder. >> several council members believe the answer is a medallion system, where cabs would essentially be assigned to different parts of the city. their proposed a
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